"Personally, I would say the two are compatible. I would class myself as a Zen Atheist.
However, some of what you are describing borders on 'magical thinking'. There is nothing in Zen as far as I know it that claims to be able to influence…"
"I think it's just coincidence. I've had a full beard for 12 years and over that time my chest hair has spread down to my stomach but that's just age. The same would have happened if I'd shaved for the whole time."
It's just seems natural that Art of Manliness should have a barbershop group. My intent of this group is to gather and share general thoughts and experiences concerning barbershops. Anything from a good barbershop that you have found to pictures and stories of shops you have visited to discussing anything barbershop. See More
"I found the full thing - It's a Gough Whitlam remark
"When Sir Winton Turnbull was raving and ranting on the adjournment and shouted: "I am a Country member". I interjected "I remember". He could not understand why, for…"
"1. carry a pocket knife
Not for me - as at least one other respondent has said, outside the US it can be seen as a weapon. However for camping/fishing it's a must
2. pee standing up
Of course! It's one of the greatest things about being a…"
"It seems to me that society has lost the difference between focusing on the self and selfishness. Many people seem to think that 'finding yourself' means doing exactly what you want and to hell with the consequences rather than taking a…"
"I don't agree 100%. I think you're right in that sometimes the phrase 'finding myself' is just used as an excuse to act like an asshole but that's not always the case.
You may have been lucky but I had some quite turbulent…"
"The one that we are talking about.
Is the part you don't understand that people were killed or how Yeltsin was involved in those people being killed? Lots of times for the sake of brevity the actions of people are ascribed to the leader under…"
"It is from a bigger survey called the 'Great British class survey'. It's a way of updating the old tripartite class structure of lower, middle and upper. Well it's not that going to gigs etc is masculine these are related to…"
"Ho Chi Minh was one of our most hard line allies during WW2, putting his life and the welfare of his troops in danger for ours. To the point he modeled his Declaration of Independence and constitution after ours. When finally confronted and asked…"
"No, it's not the name. It's that they haven't abandoned the name. Let's say we were the "Indian-killing States of America" and our flag was an Indians face with a sword going through it. Both the name and the standard…"
"It may not, but if not, what an indictment of the President!
But your examples don't seem relevant to that. Cuba is better for women and infidels than Saudi or ISIS-controlled Iraq, and if your prejudices are strong enough, better than…"
"It's hard to see what fear Obama overcame to lift the embargo. It's not as if lifting it will have, well, any consequences on him whatsoever.
And there is nothing wrong with being a pussy. Ask anyone with a heart and a…"